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Kurdish TAK Militant Group Claims Ankara Bombing That Killed 37

ISTANBUL/BERLIN, March 17  – The Kurdistan Freedom Hawks (TAK) militant group on Thursday claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing in the Turkish capital Ankara that killed 37 people, and said it would attack security forces again. Separately, Germany closed its embassy in Ankara and its general consulate in Istanbul due to indications that an attack

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Suicide Bombing Exposes Divisions Tearing at Turkey’s Stability

By Umit Bektas, Nick Tattersall and Humeyra Pamuk ANKARA/ISTANBUL, March 16 – “Government resign!” chanted some of the mourners at the funeral on Tuesday of four young victims of the suicide bombing in Turkey’s capital Ankara. “Our child has become a victim of ugly politics. We don’t want any politicians at our funeral,” one of the

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Turkey Blames Kurdish Militants for Ankara Bomb, Vows Response

By Ercan Gurses and Humeyra Pamuk ANKARA/ISTANBUL, Feb 18 – Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu blamed a Syrian Kurdish militia fighter working with Kurdish militants inside Turkey for a suicide car bombing that killed 28 people in the capital Ankara, and he vowed retaliation in both Syria and Iraq. A car laden with explosives detonated

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Turkish Paper Identifies Ankara Car Bomb Attacker as Syrian National

ISTANBUL, Feb 18 – A Syrian national, identified from his fingerprints, carried out a car bomb attack next to military buses in Turkey’s capital, Ankara, that killed 28 people, the pro-government Yeni Safak newspaper said on Thursday. The paper did not specify the source for its report and it was not immediately possible to confirm

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